Skip to comments.Ahmadinejad Missed in Shoe “Attack” in Egypt
Posted on 02/05/2013 3:28:54 PM PST by Olog-hai
Video captured what appeared to be a man using a shoe to try and strike Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today as the Iranian president greeted a crowd in Egypt.
The video, uploaded to YouTube by the Anadolu Agency, a Turkish news service, shows Ahmadinejad in a crush of people smiling and shaking hands until a bearded man comes in the frame holding a shoe high over his head. The shoe comes down twice in Ahmadinejads direction, but too far from the Iranian leader to pose a threat.
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The dreaded shoe attack, it sounds like Monty Python.
In that part of the world, it is a tremendous insult to point the bottom of your foot at someone, or touch them with it.
Still silly...but that is why shoes keep getting thrown.
I know about the soles of feet, shoes, thing, but I still hope that if I’m attacked by a bad guy, that he uses a shoe.
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